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Feces (Definition)

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Is fatty stool normally regular in shape, color and diameter?

Stool: Generally bulky, light-colored (grey-yellow), greasy and oily, floats and smells foul. ...Read more

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Mom said she's had floating fatty stool for the last few months. No other symptoms? What could this be?

Poop check: Floating, fatty stools can be a sign that either fat in the diet is not properly being broken down (by pancreatic enzymes) or is not being absorbed by the intestines. There are many potential causes for this but it is recommended that this be evaluated by a health care professional who may want to do both stool and blood tests. ...Read more

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Ithink my panctitis, s chronic now. Pain all the time, yellow fatty stool, urine taffy like. Docs say all test came back ok? Why im in pain then?

Ithink my panctitis, s chronic now. Pain all the time, yellow fatty stool, urine taffy like. Docs say all test came back ok? Why im in pain then?

Gallbladder or liver: If your stools are indeed yellow, possible causes are gallbladder disease. Fatty yellow stools are a characteristic of a parasitic infection which is quite common - giardia - but I would not expect constant pain with giardia. Clay colored stools indicate insufficient bile, potential liver disease. Liver or bile duct disease can cause dark urine. See your doctor and ask about these possibilities. ...Read more

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Severe bloating wind and fatty stool also heavy drink and amphetimine user most weekends?

Severe bloating wind and fatty stool also heavy drink and amphetimine user most weekends?

What is the question: I'll agree that you've punctuated your statement with a question mark but I don't think that automatically makes the statement into a question. If you'll reask your question then, I'm sure someone will be able to answer. ...Read more

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What is normal transit time from food to stool? Sometimes mine is as little as 10 hours. Fatty stool mucus urgency. Normal flex sig, and fc elastase

Check gallbladder: There are many causes for fatty stools which usually will come out loose. 10 hrs is actually not bad, some people have to go right after each meal. But, RUQ pain can indicate GB problem, which in turn can cause poor digestion of fat. So, avoid fatty foods, oily foods and ask a doctor to get a test for GB function. (It's a start). ...Read more

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Pain in left shoulder blade, fatty stool, pain under left rib cage that goes around to back and pain in back of thighs and have period. Related?

Stm shldr, thgh pain: May be but more likely2 processes. Shoulder left rib pain could be from stomach, gastritis with or without H pylori, food intolerance (fatty stool) or pancreas which is also associated with fatty stool. Check h pylori and lipase/ amylase. Rarely diverticulitis though usually that is lower abd. Thigh pain could be sequela of abd dysfx or related to period. F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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Sudan IV test shows fat in stool. What is the next step to finding out why fat is being malabsorbed?

Sudan IV test shows fat in stool. What is the next step to finding out why fat is being malabsorbed?

Number of tests: The work up of fat malabsorption includes the stool study already done, blood work, abdominal imaging and ERCP. These tests can be done under the supervision of a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What foods cause orange oily fat in stool?

What foods cause orange oily fat in stool?

Fatty Foods.: Not normal to have orange oily fat in stools. Body usually absorbs 100% of fats consumed. There is something wrong, either medications like 'orlistat' or Alli, or deficiencies of enzymes are causing this. Sometimes a parasitic infection can cause this. See your doctor about it. ...Read more

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Can one have sibo without steatorrhea fatty stools?

Can one have sibo without steatorrhea fatty stools?

SIBO: Sibo is small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. Some patient developed overgrow of bacteria that can cause abdominal bloating, excessive gas, diarrhea, malabsorption, weight loss. Symptoms manifest depended on the severity of your problem. So you don't always have to to have fatty loose stools. However, there are effective antibiotics to treat this problem. ...Read more

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I am taking alli. Is it normal to have fatty stools?

I am taking alli. Is it normal to have fatty stools?

Yes: Alli inhibits intestinal lipase an enzyme responsible for fat digestion. So rather than absorbing the fat, it passes in you stool. ...Read more

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What are "fatty stools" is it dangerous and how can I fix it?

Fatty stool: Fatty stools are caused by a lack of digestive activity. The reasons: celiac disease, lack of fibert, and eating too many fats. There are things you can do to reduce or eliminate fatty stools from occurring: vegetable juices improve digestive health, bitter foods aid in digestion, decrease fat in your diet. ...Read more

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Explain why fatty stools result from the absence of digestion?

Explain why fatty stools result from the absence of digestion?

Fat in stool: Fatty stools usually can be caused by poor absorbtion of fats because of lack of pancreatic enzymes or by pathology oif the small bowel.Thborough evaluation of these area is required. ...Read more

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Constipation and Fatty stools after gallbladder surgery 2 weeks ago?

Constipation and Fatty stools after gallbladder surgery 2 weeks ago?

Bowel irregularity: Is common after gallbladder surgery. Constipation often occurs from narcotic pain medication. Stop pain medication, drink more water, use a laxative if necessary, avoid fried fatty greasy foods for a while. See your surgeon for follow up and call them if rhere are problems. ...Read more

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Is this important in the clinical pic of upper ab pain and fatty stools? High Neutrophils High Monocytes Low Lymphocyte High Immature Granulocytes (3)

Is this important in the clinical pic of upper ab pain and fatty stools? High Neutrophils High Monocytes Low Lymphocyte High Immature Granulocytes (3)

Blood test results: Upper abdominal pain and fatty stools may be due to gall bladder disease. High neutrophils and monocytes, low lymphocytes and high immature granulocytes may not mean that much in the context of your symptoms, but may be consistent with an infection. You should ask your doctor for more guidance. ...Read more

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Can very black fatty stools trigger a yeast infection in men?

Can very black fatty stools trigger a yeast infection in men?

No: Without more information, as a cause-and-affect, fatty black stool will not trigger a yeast infection in men. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a home remedy for mucus in your stool?

Can you recommend a home remedy for mucus in your stool?

Mucus in Stool: Some amount of mucus in the stool is normal;

Significant amounts of mucus and mucus accompanied by diarrhea, pain or blood may signify an intestinal condition such as infection or inflammation.

Increased amounts of mucus in the stool can also occur with cancers of the colon or rectum or with bowel obstruction.

See your Physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have got swelling in my anus. And I cannot even pass stool properly: ( (...Moreover I am trying to concieve too. Plz tell me some home remedy?

I have got swelling in my anus. And I cannot even pass stool properly: ( (...Moreover I am trying to concieve too. Plz tell me some home remedy?

Hot baths/hot packs: Sudden swelling around the anus is usually an anal abscess or a thrombosed hemorrhoid. Heat will usually help both of those. If it does not improve promptly you should be seen. Surgical drainage can provide rapid relief. ...Read more

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Diarrhea for 2 months lost 18lbs. Has gotten worse sharp pains in upper right abdomen, ate something saw it in stool 4hrs later, fatty stool-concerned?

Diarrhea for 2 months lost 18lbs. Has gotten worse sharp pains in upper right abdomen, ate something saw it in stool 4hrs later, fatty stool-concerned?

Don't wait: Have you seen your doctor recently? With such a drastisch weight löss in such little time and with continued diarrhea, you need to visit your doctor right away. You Will need Some blood work done, imagine studies and possibly an endoscopy. ...Read more

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Smtimes pain after eating+diarrhea+smelly n fatty stool+i got asymtomatic cholecystitis+i also had pruritis....What do u suggest?

Smtimes pain after eating+diarrhea+smelly n fatty stool+i got asymtomatic cholecystitis+i also had pruritis....What do u suggest?

Pancreas: You may want to get your pancreas checked out to make sure you don't have pancreatic insufficiency. This is done with a test where you eat a standard meal with known fat quantity, then measure the amount of fat in the stool over a certain timeframe. You would probably have to go to a referral hospital, and that would be most likely to be done within the gastroenterology dept. ...Read more

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Excessive loud stomach noise, acid reflux/lpr, constipation, fatty stool when wipe, slight abdominal discomfort and anxiety. Could it be crohns?

Excessive loud stomach noise, acid reflux/lpr, constipation, fatty stool when wipe, slight abdominal discomfort and anxiety. Could it be crohns?

Highly unlikely: Crohn's disease is an autoimmune disease within the category of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) with the following classic symptoms: abdominal pain and bloody diarrhea. You don't have blood in stool or diarrhea so its unlikely that you have Crohn's disease. You have loud noises, fatty stool and discomfort, which suggests irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) which can come from anxiety. See Doc for? 's. ...Read more

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What is the remedy for rectal injury due to very hard and large stool?

What is the remedy for rectal injury due to very hard and large stool?

Fiber, hot baths: "rectal injury" from a large hard stool is most often an anal fissure that will heal in a few weeks with soft stools. Hot baths will help the muscles relax and reduce discomfort. Increasing fiber and water intake to keep the stool soft is important. If it is not getting better within a couple of weeks you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Treatment for green color stool for kid?

Treatment for green color stool for kid?

None: Stool color changes with diet, with hydration status, with viruses, and other causes. If your child is well, behaving normally, growing normally, eating and drinking normally, and the only problem is the color of the poop, then wipe it up and don't worry about it! ...Read more

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Fatty Stool (Definition)

Fatty stool = Steatorrhea - ...Read more